The Rural Health Coordinator is responsible to provide day-to-day support for the rural clinical sites and coordinate the student clerkships, including management of the housing, rural sites, and placement and scheduling with rural area physicians and hospitals.
Master's degree in science, public health, or related field with 3 years related experience or Bachelor’s degree in same fields with 5 years related experience.
Must have exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills, and be detail oriented, a self-starter and able to work independently and within a team and be able to assist the Director of the Wright Rural Health Initiative to expand and grow the program.
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook or similar applications with a proven ability to quickly learn new applications on the job.
Experience using SPSS or SAS statistical software. Experience using qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.
Experience working with physicians, faculty, and professional students preferred.
Grant Writing experience preferred.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
60%— Provide day-to-day support for the requirements for BSOM students, including coordination of student placements to rural clinical sites by collaborating with education coordinators at rural health systems, clerkship coordinators and housing managers. Management of medical students to ensure completion of all required paperwork. Arrange for housing at rural sites. Serve as first point of contact for students, education coordinators and clerkship coordinators, and rural physicians.
10%— Schedule community physicians for skills sessions. Proctor didactic sessions and exams at Lake Campus. Assist with the development of distance education options
10%— Review all clinical placement sites and determine eligibility for AHEC designation. Compile data for reports and assist in writing reports as needed. Assist with grant writing.
10%— Coordinate special events, including receptions and CME courses. Represent rural program at community and college events, arrange for media releases, including various committee meetings.
10%— Other duties as assigned.
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